Continuum Data Centers’ Adds Key Engineering Talent and Financial Reporting Expertise to Operating Team
Steve Delo, Facilities Engineer brings unparalleled wealth of experience in critical power systems. Justin Osberg, SVP, Finance adds business process and financial reporting strength to Continuum’s core management team
West Chicago, IL (July 21, 2014) – Colocation solutions provider New Continuum Holdings Corporation dba New Continuum Data Centers (“New Continuum”) is pleased to announce two additions to its management team. Steve Delo joins the engineering team as Facilities Engineer reporting to Vice Chairman and head of engineering, G. Gary Chaffin. Justin Osberg leads the financial reporting and accounting functions reporting directly to Chairman and CEO, Eli D. Scher.
Mr. Delo joins Continuum from a regional engineering firm, where he ran the day to day operations of the critical power division. He is experienced in the management and supervision of customer accounts, employees and contractors during all phases of equipment startups and commissioning. Additionally, Mr. Delo brings broad experience in electrical and electronic systems troubleshooting and repair, electrical system design and modification, infrared science, resource planning, process improvement, and quality assurance inspection. For the past 8 years he has been responsible for managing and delivering all UPS/DC Plant/Battery/IR services to over 300 clients with a combined 1200 sites. He has personally provided engineering level support to a majority of the regions data centers with a 98% contract renewal rate.
“We are extremely excited to have Steve join our team,” said Eli D. Scher. “Steve knows many of the data centers in the region from the inside out, and his decision to partner with us not only affirms our belief in the strength of our infrastructure, but also adds key engineering talent to maintain that infrastructure and ensure that it delivers to its potential.” G. Gary Chaffin added “I have known Steve for many years, and I am honored to have him on my team. We look forward to working together to serve our clients at the highest possible level for years to come.”
Mr. Osberg brings over 15 years of finance and accounting experience with Motorola Solutions. He is a financial executive with proven success leading organizations to sustained profitability. Mr. Osberg is an excellent holistic problem solver, providing creative solutions by utilizing a systematic operational mindset. Major accomplishments include: Transformed gross margin loss start-up business to profitability in less than 1 year, generated $100M of revenue through divestitures, which led to receiving Motorola’s 2011 CFO Award for outstanding contributions and re-designed supply chain operations which achieved savings of over $10M in outsourcing costs, reduction of $10M in inventory in less than 6 months, and increased inventory turns.
“Justin has already proven to be an indispensible member of our team,” noted Mr. Scher. “He has entrenched himself in the details of our business and our industry, and has delivered significant value to our organization through his rigorous and process-oriented approach.” He continued “Continuum is proud that each of Mr. Delo and Mr. Osberg has served our country in the armed forces bringing both battle-tested leadership skills and execution capabilities in high-pressure environments.” Finally, Mr. Scher added “Both of these hires illustrate our continued commitment and investment in building a world class team to operate our world class asset.”
About New Continuum
New Continuum Data Centers (“NCDC”) is a multi-tenant data center operator in the western Chicago suburbs. The Company currently operates an 80,000 square foot, purpose-built, highly efficient Tier III+ facility in West Chicago, IL. CDC develops or seeks to own assets which are differentiated by their geographic location or other inherent traits. In doing so, the Company aims to consistently provide its customers with superior risk aversion profiles. CDC’s team has the experience and expertise to manage the needs of a diverse customer base, including trading and financial firms requiring high-density, efficient computation, as well as Enterprise and Fortune 1000 companies and retail customers requiring primary colocation. To learn more about New Continuum, call 877-432-2656 or please visit www.newcontinuum.net.